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Sunday 11 August 1957

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 11, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Inès de la Fressange and Arthur Cores. In that special week of August people in US were listening to (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear by Elvis Presley. In UK All Shook Up by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Across the Bridge, directed by Ken Annakin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while On The Beach by Nevil Shute was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Richard Diamond, Private Detective.
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What the sky looked like on 11 August 1957

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Movies

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Across the Bridge

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Rod Steiger, David Knight, Bernard Lee, Noel Willman

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The Sun Also Rises

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Tyrone Power, Ava Gardner, Errol Flynn, Mel Ferrer

Country: United States

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Omar Khayyam

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Cornel Wilde, Michael Rennie, Debra Paget, John Derek

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Man of a Thousand Faces

Directed by: Joseph Pevney

Starring: James Cagney, Dorothy Malone, Jane Greer, Marjorie Rambeau

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Operation Mad Ball

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Ernie Kovacs, Kathryn Grant, Arthur O'Connell

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Starring: David Janssen

Country: United States

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The Big Record

The Arlene Francis Show

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
  • Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
  • Taiwan - Valentine's Day
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
  • St. Chromatius
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Facts:
  • Patty Berg wins LPGA All-American Golf Open

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 11, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

On The Beach

By: Nevil Shute

Nevil Shute’s most powerful novel—a bestseller for decades after its 1957 publication—is an unforgettable vision of a post-apocalyptic world.After a nuclear World War III has destroyed most of the globe, the few remaining survivors in southern Australia await the radioactive ...

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Profiles In Courage

By: John F. Kennedy

Written in 1955 by the then junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage served as a clarion call to every American.

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The World Of Suzie Wong

By: Richard Mason

Penguin Books reintroduces the timeless story of the love affair between a British artist and a Chinese prostitute.Robert is t he only resident of the Nam Kok hotel not renting

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Blue Camellia

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 432 pages. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition assumed with none stated. JULIAN MESSNER, NY 1957.

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